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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Sal Pacino, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 42 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Portrayed Walter Cole a.k.a. Teacher, in "American Buffalo," written by David Mamet. On Broadway at the Booth Theatre, New York City, New York, USA. Nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. This production also ran at the Kennedy Center For Performing Arts in Washington, DC, and the Duke Of York's Theater... See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 33 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on making The Godfather (1972)] Every time I'd run into Marlon Brando on set, my face would turn red and I'd start laughing...have you any idea what it was like to do a scene with Brando? I sat in movie houses when I was a kid watching Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and Viva Zapata! (1952). Now I'm playing a scene with him. He's God, man! See more »

Trivia:

During the making of The Recruit (2003), he met and became close friends with Colin Farrell. He went on to call Farrell the most talented actor of his generation. See more »

Trademark:

Diminutive frame, off-set by his formidable bearing See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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